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2010-10-06 10:58:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- As midterm elections approach, new research from the makers of Trojan® brand condoms, Sperling's BestPlaces and Rock the Vote shed light on the state of sexual health at American colleges and universities.

2010-09-20 22:38:44

The world's largest applied mathematics society, the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM), has awarded two of its five quadrennial prizes to two University of California, Berkeley, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) mathematicians.

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2010-09-17 08:10:00

For scientists, supernovae are true superstars -- massive explosions of huge, dying stars that shine light on the shape and fate of the universe.

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2010-09-08 07:50:00

Have you ever been told money can’t buy happiness? Well according to two researchers, money can buy happiness...at least to a point.

2010-08-30 07:00:00

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2010-08-18 06:15:00

Scientists have found fossils which suggest that animal life appeared on Earth millions of years earlier than previously thought.

2010-08-02 11:31:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Princeton Review - known for its education services helping students choose and get in to colleges - has created several resources to help applicants and parents find the financial aid many of them will need to pay for college this year.

2010-08-02 11:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a survey by The Princeton Review that asked 122,000 students at 373 top colleges to rate their schools on dozens of topics and report on their campus experiences at them, the best professors are at Reed College (OR).

2010-08-02 11:33:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Princeton Review - known for its education services helping students choose and get in to colleges - today reported its third annual Green Ratings of colleges: a measure of how environmentally friendly the institutions are on a scale of 60 to 99.

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2010-06-21 11:41:47

An international team including scientists from Princeton University has detected subatomic particles deep within the Earth's interior.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.